Highland Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,373 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Highland Heights is the 195th largest community in Ohio.
Highland Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Highland Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Highland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland Heights who work in management occupations (14.36%), healthcare (14.09%), and office and administrative support (10.70%).
Also of interest is that Highland Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.52% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Highland Heights is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Highland Heights a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Highland Heights has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Highland Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Highland Heights does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Highland Heights is a pretty powerful place. 55.51% of the adults in Highland Heights have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Highland Heights in 2018 was $53,590, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $214,360 for a family of four.
Highland Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Highland Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Highland Heights include Italian, German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Highland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.